Panasonic FZ70 vs. Canon SX50 HS

Panasonic FZ70 vs. Canon SX50 HS – I give you one word answer- Panasonic have more zoom and Canon SX50 HS have image quality.

Now as usual – Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 features 16.1MP 1/2.3″ BSI MOS Sensor and Venus Engine Image Processor on the other hand Canon SX50 HS features 12.1MP CMOS Sensor and DIGIC 5 Image Processor, take a look at the Major Specification Below.


Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 Major Features

  • 16.1MP 1/2.3″ BSI MOS Sensor
  • Venus Engine Image Processor
  • Lumix DC Vario 60x Optical Zoom Lens
  • 35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 20-1200mm
  • 3.0″ 460k-Dot LCD Monitor
  • 0.20″ 202k-Dot Electronic Viewfinder
  • Full HD 1080i AVCHD Video at 60 fps
  • Built-In Windshield Zoom Microphone
  • POWER O.I.S. with Active Mode
  • Creative Controls, Panorama, and Retouch


Canon SX50 HS Major Features

  • 24-1200mm (35mm Equivalent) Lens
  • 50x Optical Zoom
  • 12.1MP CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 5 Image Processor
  • 2.8″ Vari-Angle LCD with Viewfinder
  • Full HD 1080p Video with Stereo Sound
  • Optical Image Stabilizer
  • High Speed AF Focuses in 0.19 sec
  • High-Speed Burst HQ for 13fps Shooting
  • Built-in Hot Shoe

Major Difference

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 vs. Canon SX50 HS Specification Comparison Table.

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Megapixel: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 feature more megapixel than Canon PowerShot SX50 HS.

Optical Zoom: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 has 10x more optical Zoom than Canon PowerShot SX50 HS.

Aperture Range: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 aperture Range is better than Canon PowerShot SX50 HS, the bright aperture lenses capture more incoming light to the sensor,  create more DOF, better color and contrast reproduction and it also create less noise during low-light situation.

Macro: Canon PowerShot SX50 HS feature better close-up macro range than Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70.

More AF Points: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 have More AF points Compared to Canon PowerShot SX50 HS, hence you get more area under AF points with Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70.

Better low light performance – The Canon PowerShot SX50 HS features more ISO range compared to Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70, the ISO range of Canon PowerShot SX50 HS is upto 80- 6400, Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 is limited to 100- 6400 only.

Better Shutter Range: Canon PowerShot SX50 HS features better shutter range compared to Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70.  

Top Continuous shooting speed: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 features fast shooting speed compared to Canon PowerShot SX50 HS.

Display: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 features bigger and high resolution display compared to Canon PowerShot SX50 HS.

Battery Life (CIPA): Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 battery rating is 400 shots and other hand Canon PowerShot SX50 315 shots. According to CIPA.

Dimensions: Canon PowerShot SX50 HS is smaller than Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70.

Weight: Canon PowerShot SX50 HS lighter than Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70.

 Verdict: Canon features better ISO range and Hybrid image stabilization and on the other hand Panasonic gives you more zoom….. If you prefer image quality buy Canon SX50 HS

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